|“We’ve sold fewer but larger machines,” says Peter Hasselryd, CEO of Komatsu Forest. “The forestry companies may have temporarily reduced their thinning operations in order to save their thinner stock until the new mills come on line.” PHOTO: Komatsu Forest.|
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Press Releases • Jan 19, 2016 07:59 GMT
The Swedish market for forest machines is shrinking. That’s the conclusion of a review of the past six years’ registrations of forwarders. The average reduction is 16 percent. The manufacturers can see several reasons and the trend also applies to harvesters.